Nov 1, 2011
Placon Corporation Strengthens Position as Leading Provider of Medical Packaging with Acquisition of Barger Packaging

MADISON, WI (November 1, 2011) – Placon Corporation of Madison, Wisconsin announces the acquisition of Barger Packaging, Inc., a thermoform manufacturer of packaging for the medical and pharmaceutical industries. With the acquisition, family-owned Placon becomes one of the top three medical thermoformers in the U.S. “Barger has a strong reputation in the industry for its […]

May 9, 2011
Placon Introduces New Line of Bakery Containers Made with EcoStar Food Grade RPET

MADISON , WI (May 9, 2011) In response to a growing demand for food-grade plastic containers made with recycled material, Placon Corporation of Madison, WI now offers Dimensions™ Bakery, a complete line of bakery containers with up to 100% post-consumer recycled content and exceptional clarity. The crystal clear EcoStar food-grade Recycled PET in the Dimensions […]

May 4, 2011
Placon Opens $14 Million Recycling Facility for Post-Consumer Bottles and Thermoforms

FITCHBURG, WI (May 4, 2011)—Placon Corporation, a thermoformer and plastic sheet extruder, announces the opening of its EcoStar® closed-loop recycling facility. Placon becomes one of the first thermoforming companies in the food and consumer packaging industry to implement its own in-house recycling to process post-consumer bottles as well as thermoforms. With this new 70,000 square […]

Jan 20, 2011
Placon Awarded ISO 14001 Certification

Madison, Wisconsin, January 3, 2011 — Placon today announced that it has obtained certification to ISO 14001:2004, the international standard that specifies a process for controlling and improving an organization’s environmental performance. Awarded by BSI Management System, one of the world’s largest certification bodies, for Placon’s environmental management system, this ISO 14001 certification covers all […]